Former Derry City striker Mark Farren has passed away following a long battle with illness.
The player was suffering from cancer.
Warm tributes are being paid to the 33 year old Donegal man from the football community.
In a stellar career Farren collected many accolades including the players player of the year award while on his way to becoming Derry City's record goal scorer.
It is with great sadness that we learn this morning of the passing of the clubs all-time top goal scorer Mark Farren https://t.co/BxBpsow9mY— Derry City FC (@derrycityfc) February 3, 2016
No idea who made this video but here's Mark Farren doing what he did best. https://t.co/gHqGcUkCrl— Daniel McDonnell (@McDonnellDan) February 3, 2016
RIP Mark and thanks for the memories FAI Cup Final - Derry City 4 - 3 St Pats https://t.co/p2lSBPNchp— KSC MEDIA (@JamesOToole18) February 3, 2016
Desperately sad news. RIP Mark Farren, goalscorer and gentleman #18— Paul Buttner (@pbuttner) February 3, 2016